From the Independent - trust in organisation badly shaken by reports donations were squandered
"As the death count after Hurricane Matthew approaches 900 and reports of deadly cholera outbreaks begin to surface, Haitians have sent out desperate pleas for help.
Government officials estimate at least 350,000 people needed assistance after the devastating storm.
Yet accompanying many requests for aid comes a warning – do not give your money to the American Red Cross (ARC).
Despite collecting nearly half a billion dollars to provide relief after the 2010 Haiti earthquake and pledging to build 700 permanent homes, the ARC has been accused of only building six.
“In the coming days, many of you are going to write and ask me how you can ‘help Haiti’,” one woman said on Twitter after the hurricane, “Do not give to the American Red Cross.”
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